Packing and Poly Wrap
Astlett Customer Help Sheet
is packed for easy handling and maximum protection.
bales of rubber weigh 33 1/3kg or 35kg.
bales are nominal (330mm x 670mm x 170mm) in size.
is wrapped in a thin (0.03 - 0.04mm), low melt (<109°C),
low density polyethylene bag. This poly is clear, indicating
it is dispersible poly. This bag usually has grade and
producer marks. Some producers put the marks on a belly
band wrapped around the bale under the bag.
36 bales are
assembled into a unit on a four-way pallet base. Heavy
poly is interleaved around every layer, separating the
layers and stabilizing the unit. A thick poly outer shroud
gives further protection. White poly (i.e. thick poly)
bale wrappers and thick clear poly exterior wrap cannot
be put into the mixer.
packaging is only designed for a one way trip. Caution
should be used if rubber units are to be stacked.
Units of rubber
have various useful marks on the exterior. Shipping marks
establish unique lot identity, the producer, the importer
and destination port. Grade names and symbols verify the
standards used. Serial production lot numbers are keyed
to Certificates of Analysis (for TSR's). Net and gross
weights indicate the quantity.
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